With the softball team taking the week off, the baseball team took center stage last weekend. The 7th-ranked Bruins battled their way to a double header sweep over College of Southern Idaho 6-4 and 13-10 on Friday.
Salt Lake is currently on a 10-game winning streak and 14-0 at Cate Field.
Tanner Banks got the game one win going five innings with four strikeouts and Dane Fuller got the save. Tyson Popoff was 2-for-3 with a double and Kennedy Kinkade was 3-for-3 with a two-run home run and four RBI.
In a high scoring game two it was Bronson Anderson getting the win in relief going 2.2 innings while starter AJ Carman threw 4.1 innings with six strikeouts. Dalton Gust was 3-for-5 with four RBI and a three-run home run. Dominique Taylor was 3-for-5 with three RBI, Colton Barkdull was 2-for-3 and Palmer Page was 2-for-3.
The team split the doubleheader on Saturday with Southern Idaho, dropping game one 8-5 and winning game two 10-0. The loss broke Salt Lake’s 14 game winning streak at home. Salt Lake is now 34-6 overall and 25-4 in conference play.
In the game one loss, Dominique Taylor was 3-for-4 with an RBI and Tyson Popoff was 2-for-4. A four-run fifth inning by Southern Idaho put the Eagles ahead for good.
The Bruins came back in the final game of the series with vengeance, defeating Southern Idaho 10-0 in a run rule shortened game. Braden Anderson was 3-for-3 with a double and two RBI and Matt Medina knocked a triple to finish 1-for-2. Ruddy Acosta got the complete game win with six strikeouts.